Garcetti Takes Latest Step To Keep TV Pilots In LAMayor Eric Garcetti signed an ordinance Friday that waives city fees for filming TV pilots in Los Angeles.
Utility Customers Outraged Over Possible Fee To Cope With Revenue Loss From Popular Solar PanelsSome Southern California residents are outraged by a state bill that would allow three utility companies to charge customers up to $10 a month to cope with the loss of revenue due to the popularity of solar panels.
LA County Backs Off Proposed Fee To Clean Up Water PollutionA typical homeowner would pay about $4.50 per month, but the actual amount paid would be determined by the amount of runoff their parcel generates.
Santa Monica Officials Consider Fining Fitness Instructors For Using ParksIn a city where fitness is held at a premium, Santa Monica officials are considering a big fine on aerobics instructors who use public parks to teach.
Burbank Animal Shelter Slashes Adoption Fees For The HolidaysThe Burbank Animal Shelter has slashed its adoption fees in hopes that it will help many pets find new homes this holiday.
CSU Postpones Talks On Tuition Rate Hikes The Cal State Board of Trustees on Tuesday postponed a scheduled vote on undergraduate tuition increases.
Rural Homeowners Fight Back Against Calif. Fire Prevention 'Tax' An estimated 800,000 homeowners will be asked to pay as much as $150 per each rural property annually to fund firefighting efforts amid what Sacramento is calling an increased wildfire risk.
Caltrans To Offer Solo Drivers Premium Access To Carpool Lanes A carpool lane experiment set to begin later this year on Southland freeways will allow drivers to buy their way to a faster commute.
Planned Tuition Protests At SMC Thwarted By Fresh FertilizerOfficials at Santa Monica College on Wednesday denied spreading fertilizer and leaving on the sprinklers to prevent protesters from gathering on campus.
CSU Board Of Trustees To Consider Capping Presidents' PayThe California State University board of trustees is set to consider capping raises given to newly hired campus presidents after an outcry over a $100,000 raise given to a new president last year.
Bank Of America Drops Plan For $5 Monthly Debit Card FeeBank of America is dropping its plan to charge debit card customers a $5 monthly fee.